The spectrum of allergy to South African bony fish (Teleosti). Evaluation by double-blind, placebo-controlled challenge.

@article{Zinn1997TheSO,
  title={The spectrum of allergy to South African bony fish (Teleosti). Evaluation by double-blind, placebo-controlled challenge.},
  author={Christina Zinn and Andreas Ludwig Lopata and Marilyn Visser and Paul Charles Potter},
  journal={South African medical journal = Suid-Afrikaanse tydskrif vir geneeskunde},
  year={1997},
  volume={87 2},
  pages={146-52}
}
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to assess the spectrum of allergy to South African bony fish (Class Teleosti), crustaceans and molluscs and to confirm or refute suspected allergy, specifically to bony fish, by double-blind, placebo-controlled food challenge (DBPCFC). DESIGN Patients were recruited by means of a seafood allergy questionnaire. Subjects with reported allergy to hake, yellowtail, salmon and mackerel were investigated by means of skin-prick tests, RASTs and Western blot… CONTINUE READING

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